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caused that pilot to pass out. and passengers on a jetblue flight had camera phones rolling when a blonde-haired woman was removed from the plane. she was arguing with a flight attendant over the seating of another passenger. when it got physical, the new york to san diego flight was diverted to denver and the woman was removed. the plane continued to southern california. also overnight, the death toll is rising following an explosion in mexico city. at least 25 people were killed and more than 100 hurt after a blast ripped through the headquarters of a state-run oil company. three stories of the building were affected. the blast occurred in the basement of the building. investigators are not sure what caused it. we're also tracking new developments in alabama, where the hostage standoff is entering its fourth day. the gunman and the 5-year-old boy he kidnapped remain in an underground bunker stocked with supplies. ne gauche yarts talking with
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65-year-old suspect jimmy lee dykes through a ventilation pipe. they do not believe the boy, who is autistic, has been harmed. dykes allegedly grabbed the boy after shooting his school bus driver on tuesday. now the shuffle going on in president obama's cabinet. it usually happens at the start of a second term. today, the focus is on the foreign policy team. tahman bradley is watching the ever-changing lineup and joins us from washington with more. hi, tahman. >> reporter: hey, rob and sunny. a lot of action with president obama's cabinet. kerry is in at state, clinton is out. and chuck hagel, a republican, who you would think would be hailed as a bipartisan pick, is under fire. senator john kerry takes the oath of office today as secretary of state, replacing hillary clinton who heads off to retirement with a big question still lingering, will she run for president? >> i don't know how else to say
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it but i'm going get back into my life again. this is going to be new for me. i don't know how i'm going to react to it, to be honest. >> reporter: senator kerry takes over after cruising through confirmation in the senate. president obama's choice to run the pentagon is a different story. former senator chuck hagel, a vietnam veteran, took heavy fire from members of his own party for his opposition to the 2007 troop surge in iraq. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in the country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? >> well, i'm not going to give you a -- a yes or no answer on a lot of things today. >> let the record show you refuse to answer that question. >> reporter: he was hammered by gop senators who said he was too tough on israel. and soft on iran. he was grilled about referring to pro-israeli groups at the jewish lobby. >> i am sorry. >> reporter: he talked about the
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nuclear weapons of iran. >> i misstated. i've just been handed a note that i misspoke and said i supported the president's position on containment. >> reporter: despite the bruising hearing, he's still likely to be confirmed. if so, he'll be the first defense secretary that saw combat as an enlisted soldier. rob? sunny? >> tahman bradley, live in washington. thanks, tahman. instant fallout overnight after the los angeles archdiocese was ordered to release documents. retired cardinal mahoney has been released from his duties. the papers show how cardinal mahoney shielded priests from the allegations when he ran the diocese. archbishop jose gomez called the files bruting and painful reading. a school shooting on a playground has a young student facing charges in atlanta. a 14-year-old was shot and wounded in the neck on thursday.
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the young gunman fired several rounds before an armed security guard was able to take away the weapon. the two teens reportedly did know each other. the victim was released from the hospital last night. and shifting gears now. blinding snow is being blamed for a deadly pileup a highway in michigan. a mile-long stretch of crashes involved 30 trucks and cars. >> three people were killed, including two children believed to be siblings. at least a dozen others were hurt. witness say they were driving along i-75 when conditions went from clear to total whiteout in a matter of seconds. another chain reaction crash on a snowy highway near indianapolis. about a dozen cars and trucks crashed into each other. shutting down a section of i-70 for hours. one truck was carrying three elephants. they had to be offloaded from the trailer so the truck could get back on the road. that's not something we say a lot on the show. >> no.
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and severe storms left a trail of damage as they ripped through the south. winds in north carolina were so powerful that a backyard trampoline flew into the air and impaled a house. one pole went through a kitchen wall, another through the bedroom, just barely missing a woman's head. unbelievable. >> oh, man. and a blast of bitter cold air is moving across the country. >> for more, here's accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. >> good morning, rob and sunny. the cold has returned in the lower 48. especially in the north and east here. early morning temperature, minus 14 in minneapolis. minus 22 greeting you as you step out the door in bismarck. into the northeast, many spots 20 to 30 degrees colder this morning than we were at this time yesterday. 16 in burlington. 25 in portland. only 7 in indianapolis. the cold air pushes over the warmer lakes, we'll see big-time lake-effect snow. rob and sunny, back to you. >> so nice just a few days ago. now back to the cold stuff.
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up next after the break, a major medicine recall. we'll have the latest details. and a new warning about energy drinks as they gain in popularity among teens. and later in "the pulse" sunny's favorite story of the morning. beyonce explains what really happened at the inauguration.
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welcome back, everybody. we're getting more insight today into the unemployment situation before this morning's january jobs report, payroll company adp said private employers added
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192,000 jobs last month. analysts expect this report to show unemployment at 7.3% for the third straight month. older workers are not making way for younger ones. almost two-thirds of americans between 45 and 60 plan to delay retirement. it's a steep increase from just two years ago. the reasons, financial losses, layoffs, and income stagnation. you may have a tough time finding cold and flu medicine at the store. millions of bottles of theraflu and triaminic are being recalled because kids can open the child-resistant caps without disturbing the seals on the bottles. four children did just that and took the medications. one needed medical attention. and new concerns about kids and energy drinks. the nation's pediatricians
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say adolescents don't know enough about the energy drinks. too many college students are mixing them with alcohol, making them more dangerous. the justice department is expressing fear about beer. it's filed suit to block anheuser-busch's proposed acquisition of a mexican brewer. it would give them control of budweiser and corona. bud is the best-selling beer in the u.s. and corona is the best-selling import. and speaking of booze, the u.s. is now the largest wine market on the planet. we consume 13% of what is produced worldwide. overseas wines now account for more than one-third of the sales. u.s. production was up 2% last year. the gallo winery is one of the hottest, increasing shipments faster than the rest of the industry. >> who new? >> i hope, since this is your last day on the early morning news, you'll have a glass of wine or two with breakfast when you get home this morning. >> yes, this is our happy hour. >> it's 5:00 somewhere, people
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like to say. it's been a pleasure. >> likewise, likewise. well, next on this friday, bomb-detecting dogs are a key part of airport security. a new study says, they don't work. and a tv veteran eyes another high-profile career. eat good fats. avoid bad. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing. so i'm not listening... to anyone but myself. i know better nutrition when i see it: great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam? more processed flakes look nothing like natural grains. you can't argue with nutrition you can see. great grains. search great grains and see for yourself. for multi grain flakes that are an excellent source of fiber try great grains banana nut crunch and cranberry almond crunch.
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i worked a patrol unit for 17 years in the city of baltimore. when i first started experiencing the pain, it's hard to describe because you have a numbness but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot. it was progressively getting worse, and at that point, i knew i had to do something. hd 8 once i started taking the lyrica, the pain started subsiding. [ male announcer ] it's known that diabetes damages nerves. lyrica is fda approved to treat diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression, or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, changes in eye sight including blurry vision, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling, or skin sores from diabetes. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness,
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weight gain, and swelling of hands, legs, and feet. don't drink alcohol while taking lyrica. don't drive or use machinery until you know how lyrica affects you. those who've had a drug or alcohol problem may be more likely to misuse lyrica. ask your doctor about lyrica today. it's specific treatment for diabetic nerve pain. to hear more of terry's story, visit new york's grand central station is celebrating a big birthday. the landmark terminal turns 100 years old today. grand central is one of the world's most popular destinations and the backdrop for many famous films and tv shows. as part of today's festivities, businesses at grand central, get this, they are rolling back to 1913 prices. so that means 19 cents for a slice of cheesecake. and even better, 75-cent cocktails. forget that wine at home.
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let's go to grand central after the show. now for a look at morning road conditions. drivers will face fog in the northwest. snowy roads in the northern rockies and dakotas. if you're flying today, airport delays possible in boston, new york, philly, d.c., seattle, and portland. we have some alarming news here. a new report is taking some of the bite out of bomb-sniffing dogs at the airport. >> definitely a little unsettling. the government study questions the tsa's success with the dogs when it comes to finding explosives in crowded passenger terminals. they may be confused by so many people moving in different directions. more than 700 canine units have been deployed. some of the dogs are not being trained properly. the country is remembering national tragedy this morning. ten years since the space shuttle "columbia" disaster. bells will toll at 9:16 a.m.
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the moment that "columbia" broke apart on reentry, killing all five crew members on board. there will be a ceremony at kennedy space center. authorities across the midwest are on the lookout this morning for a convicted murderer who was mistakenly allowed to walk out of a jailhouse in chicago scot-free. stephen robins is serving a 60-year sentence for a murder in indiana. he was in chicago to face a drug charge. when that charge was dropped, he was set free instead of being returned to indiana police. police in fort myers, florida, are looking for a brazen criminal behind a smash-and-grab robbery. the man used a stolen car to smash the front of a jewelry store in the middle of the night. he could be seen on surveillance video going from one display case to the next grabbing everything he could. geraldo rivera may be looking to take on a new role. not in television, though, in
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politics. the fox news host says he's seriously thinking about running for the u.s. senate in new jersey. in he does run, he'll do it as a republican. so far, the party is not saying if they'll back him. an extreme snowmobiler is being remembered this morning for his innovative and free-wheeling style. 25-year-old caleb moore was seriously ing juried last week attempting a backflip at the x games last week. he died yesterday after complications from a concussion and bleeding around his heart. for lighter sports news, we get the highlights from espn news. hi, i'm hakem dermish with your "sportscenter" update. and the oklahoma city thunder ended january in style. okc taking on the memphis grizzlies. the thunder made their first nine shots of the game. they shot 80% in the first quarter. russell westbrook, to serge
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ibaka, then kevin durant. oklahoma city, up 58-34 at the break. third quarter, durant, 27 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists in the game for him. thunder cruising. fourth quarter. this is how the night went for the memphis grizzlies. off the miss, arthur gets the rebound, passed to no one. westbrook scoops it up. to perkins for the dunk. thunder win big, 106-89. college hoops. number eight arizona visiting washington. under 5:00 to go in the second. wilcox in the corner. huskies up. 48-46. ensuing arizona possession. mark lyons. a tough shot. game tied at 48-48. here we go. just over 3:00 to go, nick johnson to solomon hill. wildcats up, 50-48. then -- hill. drives.
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knocked down the pullup jumper. wildcats up three. last chance for the huskies. gatti tries the alley-oop. arizona wins it, 57-53. sean miller's first win at washington. that's your "sportscenter" update. i'm hakem dermish, have a great day. well, the next chanter in soccer star david beckham's legendary career has taken him to paris. he arrived amid a crush of cameras. >> he'll play for the team known as psg for the next five months. and get this. he's donating his undisclosed salary to a children's charity in paris. last time we saw him he was winning the mls title with the l.a. galaxy. >> what a career he's had. he ain't starving, so he can give up that money a little bit. >> a charity. children's charity. wonderful. >> classy move. classy move, sir. coming up next, "the pulse." a national controversy finally put to rest with an explanation from beyonce herself. and our friend and sports
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♪ ♪ some serious news now. well, a super bowl-themed "pulse" this morning. we start with our good friend robin roberts. last night, she tweeted -- happy to be back home. >> that's right. a mississippi native, robin is back on the gulf coast. she arrived in new orleans yesterday with josh elliott and sam champion for the first time since her bone marrow transplant a few months back. among those who greeted her, students from robin's college alma mater and members of a bone marrow donor program. you can see more on "good morning america." i love new orleans. super bowl, carnival time.
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down there. i have the fleur-de-lis sigh, the hat. i'm ready. oh, say, can she sing? hoping to quiet her critics once and for all, beyonce belted out the national anthem during a super bowl news conference. ♪ can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ >> beyonce, though, admitted she did lip-synch her performance during president obama's inauguration, saying she didn't have time to rehearse and didn't want to take any chances with such an important moment. beyonce -- >> due to the weather, due to the delay, due to no proper soundcheck, i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. i decided to sing along with my prerecorded track. >> she insists she won't need a backup track, though when she
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performs at halftime of the super bowl. she's been preparing more months. >> makes me only love her more. controversy silenced. >> i'm not sure. i'm not sure. >> oh, please. it cost more than $3 million to air a commercial during the super bowl, so you better get your money's worth. >> the daily beast ranked the top commercials since 2005. the most successful spot was the snicker's ad featuring betty white getting clobbered in a football game. everyone loves betty and loved that piece. >> for some of you, your local news is next. for everyone else, the bro bowl in new orleans. bowl in new orleans. [ female announcer ] laughing cow cheese
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news, good friday morning at 4:28, a couple days away from the super bowl win for the niners. >> i am kristen sze. we have bay lights being tested and a clear morning but first a
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weather check. mike? >> i have a lot of live doppler 7 hd. it is dry. we do have moisture, and that is thicker fog in the north bay less than quarter-mile visibility in novato and half a mile in santa rosa. elsewhere the visibility is less than yesterday so we wake up with more haze than yesterday morning. it is not a "spare the air" day. today, at the coast sunshine and above average temperatures. low-to-mid 60's at the coast and low-to-upper 60's around the bay and mid-to-upper 60's inland. >> we have reports of police activity on the upper deck of the bay bridge with possible lane closing and delays. to the golden gate bridge, two lanes in the southbound direction with no delays here and traffic is flowing nicely from marin county and areas of road work are westbound 92 the ramp to southbound 91 with road work until 5:00 a.m. and
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dumbarton bridge, road work until 5:00, and san jose area, south 85 from 101, road work there until 5:00 this morning. kristen and eric? >> there is breaking news from turkey where two people have been killed in a suicide bombing right in front of the u.s. embassy. these are pictures from turkish tv in the capital. there is is a hole at the entrance of the wall. one turkish tv station is reporting two security guards were killed and several were hurt and a large number of police and medical crews are on the scene. we will continue to follow this breaking news story for you, the bombing that happened outside the embassy in turkey. >> overnight the outspoken mayor credited with saving new york city from financial ruin has died. ed koch died from heart failure
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after being hospitalized twice this month. he was mayor from 1978 to 1989 and instituted fiscal policies that rescued the city from the brink of bankruptcy. he engaged in public feuds with people like donald trump and giuliani. funeral services are set for monday. >> new player has joined the game of keeping the public safe this super bowl xlvii. we are joined from san francisco with the c.h.p. effort. >> kristen, the c.h.p. and other local law enforcement agencies increase the staffing on sunday for super bowl sunday. the big game is being held 2,000 miles away, people will be here in the bay area celebrating. authorities are prepared for the crowds potentially rowdy crowds but they hope it doesn't come to that. the celebrations were tame two weeks ago when the

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